Duck Eggs Off Ebay (photo intensive)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stylus46, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. stylus46

    stylus46 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2007
    Middlesbrough, UK
    I bought 6 Khaki Campbell Duck Hatching eggs off ebay they arrived all intact i already had my incubator on



    Its now 7 days on and i candled them i used a christmas projector that i bought from B&Q (a DIY store) for £8 thats $16 BARGIN



    And heres the results





    I numbered them 1 to 6 the first 2 showed no sign of development and the other four showed signs of development

    I will keep you informed

  2. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    WOW - looks like you are going to have baby ducks.
    I love that incubator. I wish I could see in mine like that.
    Have you ever hatched duck eggs???
    I did it was harder than chicken eggs, because I needed to keep the humidity level up higher and that was tough.

    GOOD LUCK. Let us wee them when they hatch.

  3. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Great pics , thank you for sharing !!!

    Humidity is very important when hatching ducks. I use to spritz my runner eggs when I turned them .

    Julie [​IMG]
  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Wow, that projector looks to have done a good job. Maybe I'll have to find one of those.

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